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Obama Honored as ‘Adopted Son’ by American Tribal Nations Leaders

U.S. President Barack Obama was honored by Native Americans Monday as an adopted son and a leader who has kept his promises. At the 8th Annual White House Tribal Nations Conference, the president enjoyed a jubilant welcome from representatives of 567 federally recognized tribes, taking part in a traditional Native American honoring ceremony. Leaders wrapped him in a fire red wool blanket, a gift, and crowned him with a straw hat. Obama joked that he is glad the tribal leaders also gave...

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